What's Near Riu Ocho Rios

Many times, picking accommodations located near a nice beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip.

If you are a big beach fan, Riu Ocho Rios is just what you are looking for. This property is located right along the water and sand, so vacationers can spend all day every day under the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Riu Ocho Rios is positioned directly on Steer Town Beach, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions at this property. This beach has soft white sand with a few patches of famous Caribbean pink sand. Trees line the back side of the beach, but nothing sits on the sand or shore itself. For vacationers who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to learn more:

Beaches Near Riu Ocho Rios
Beach Distance Direction Location
St. Ann's Bay 1.6 WNW 1.0 mi. East-Northeast of St. Ann's Bay
Dunn's River Beach 2.0 ESE 3.7 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Priory Beach 3.6 W Priory
Fisherman's Beach 4.0 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios
Grande Beach 4.2 E Ocho Rios
Turtle Beach 4.2 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios
Mallards Beach 4.7 E Ocho Rios

The nearest one is St. Ann's Bay. The best feature about this beach is that its on a small cove and the cape here spouts beautiful splashing waves. Close to amenities but not dominated by urban sprawl, the proximity to the town makes this beach feel like a special escape.

You may also like nearby Fisherman's Beach where there will be plenty to keep you busy. This one is four miles east-southeast of the property.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about the area's important features might like to know how far away the neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Riu Ocho Rios is situated near Ocho Rios; it is two and a half miles (three and a half kilometers) to the east of St. Ann's Bay.

The areas found closest to Riu Ocho Rios are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
St. Ann's Bay 2.3 W
Roseau 3.2 WSW
Priory 4.1 W
downtown Ocho Rios 4.3 ESE
Epworth 4.3 SSE
Trafalgar 5.2 S
Ocho Rios 5.6 E
Steerfield 6.0 S
Salisbury 6.6 SE
Saint Ann Parish 6.9 SW

Nearby Attractions

Turtle River Falls and Gardens

There are so many way to stay active in Jamaica, and there are a number of enjoyable attractions in this region. While this area may not boast many attractions within walking distance of the resort, you can still visit the nearby Bob Marley's Mausoleum, which is one of the closest ones.

More details about nearby attractions are in the following table:

Attractions Near Riu Ocho Rios
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bob Marley's Mausoleum Historical Site 11.8 SW 10.8 mi. South-Southwest of St. Ann's Bay
Addison Park Park 13.1 W Browns Town
Annandale Great House Historical Site -- -- Epworth
Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail Botanical Garden 6.1 W 3.8 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Mahoe Falls Waterfall 4.6 SE 2.1 mi. South West of Ocho Rios
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour Zip Line Site 6.8 W 4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Turtle River Falls and Gardens Botanical Garden 4.3 SE 1.9 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls Botanical Garden 4.1 SE 2.0 mi. West-Southwest of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Falls Waterfall 2.4 ESE 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Dunn's River Park Park 2.4 ESE 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Shaw Park Garden Falls Waterfall 4.2 ESE Ocho Rios
Milford Falls Waterfall -- -- Ocho Rios
Cove Theatre Movie Theater 4.1 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios
Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios Zoo 2.6 ESE 3.1 mi. West of Ocho Rios
Green Grotto Caves Cave 13.8 W 2.5 mi. West of Runaway Bay

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Bob Marley's Mausoleum is an option worth considering. The Bob Marley Mausoleum is located on the same property as the house where Jamaican icon Bob Marley grew up. He is laid to rest within the mausoleum, where guests are welcome to walk through and feel the presence of a man so loved for his unique style and influence on the music scene.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning about nearby accommodations is generally a good way to get a feel for the area as whole. Readers can find lots of other destinations to look at prior to making a decision, as this portion of Jamaica is home to an excellent selection of hotel and resort options. Learn more about all the area's booking options by viewing the following table.

Accommodations near Riu Ocho Rios
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Jewel Dunn's River Beach Resort & Spa 0.2 SE 2.5 mi. East of St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
Tranquility Cove -- -- 2.8 mi. West of Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Seacrest Beach Hotel 4.0 W Priory, Jamaica
Columbus Inn 4.0 WNW Priory, Jamaica
Fisherman's Point 4.1 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
SandCastles Resort 4.2 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Rooms On The Beach 4.3 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Moon Palace Jamacia Grande 4.3 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Crane Ridge Suites 4.3 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Pineapple Court Hotel 4.3 ESE Downtown Ocho Rios, Jamaica

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